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Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

Together for good.(R)

three stars

88.20

10 Columbus Boulevard 8th Floor
Hartford, CT 06106
tel: (860) 548-1888   Web Site
EIN: 06-0699252

Board Leadership
JoAnn H. Price
Chair

CEO
Jay Williams
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.20 three stars
  Financial 83.81 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving is the community foundation for the Greater Hartford region. We are committed to bringing together resources, both human and financial, to improve the lives of all residents in our 29 towns. For nearly a century, we have harnessed passion and expertise to connect those who want to give with those who can make a difference in the lives of others. Collaborating with donors at every level, nonprofits of every kind and community leaders from every sector, we continue to build partnerships, empower decisions and inspire lasting change.

Our Mission:
Putting philanthropy into action to create lasting solutions that result in vibrant communities within the Greater Hartford region.

Core Values:
Leadership
Innovation and Responsiveness
Equity, Diversion and Inclusion
Collaboration
Learning-Focused
Outcome Driven
Stewardship

The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving is the community foundation for the Greater Hartford region. We are committed to bringing together resources, both human and financial, to improve the lives of all residents in our 29 towns. For nearly a century, we have harnessed passion and expertise to connect those who want to give with those who can make a difference in the lives of others. Collaborating with donors at every level, nonprofits of every kind and community leaders from every sector, we continue to build partnerships, empower decisions and inspire lasting change.

Our Mission:
Putting philanthropy into action to create lasting solutions that result in vibrant communities within the Greater Hartford region.

Core Values:
Leadership
Innovation and Responsiveness
Equity, Diversion and Inclusion
Collaboration
Learning-Focused
Outcome Driven
Stewardship

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Financial

three stars

83.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
78.5%
  Administrative Expenses 18.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 16.99
  Program Expenses Growth 4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hartford Foundation for Public Giving on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hartford Foundation for Public Giving on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving (CT) 88.20 three stars
Oshkosh Area Community Foundation (WI) 86.28 three stars
Central New York Community Foundation (NY) 97.89 four stars
The San Francisco Foundation (CA) 94.26 four stars
McPherson County Community Foundation (KS) 90.58 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,097,119
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $13,097,119
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $13,097,119
   Other Revenue $69,399,108
TOTAL REVENUE $82,496,227
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $44,262,896
   Administrative Expenses $10,810,405
   Fundraising Expenses $1,723,843
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $56,797,144
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $25,699,083
   
Net Assets $894,872,093

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Grants $44,262,896 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 08/01/2019 88.20 three stars
2017-12 11/01/2018 88.02 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 89.78 three stars
2015-12 10/01/2016 91.69 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 91.17 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.92 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 85.85 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 82.10 three stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 85.44 three stars
2011-12 10/01/2012 91.08 four stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 84.20 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.98 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 83.15 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 86.05 three stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 81.91 three stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 79.49 two stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 73.42 two stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 86.01 three stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 76.94 two stars
2002-12 10/01/2003 71.29 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 06-0699252
Name in IRS Master File HARTFORD FOUNDATION FOR PUBLIC GIVING
NTEE Code T31
NTEE Classification Community Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date March, 1942
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$330,780 0.58% Jay Williams President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving (CT) 88.20 three stars
Miami Foundation (FL) 94.54 four stars
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation (NH) 91.83 four stars
CREATE Foundation (MS) 93.07 four stars
Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region (WI) 91.98 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
10 Columbus Boulevard
8th Floor
Hartford, CT 06106
tel: (860) 548-1888
fax: (860) 249-3561
EIN: 06-0699252

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Board Leadership

JoAnn H. Price
Chair

CEO

Jay Williams
President

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